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[audio]Trio Improvisations for voice, flute, and prepared cello/ open circuits
Keiko Higuchi, voice Matt Samolis, flute Vic Rawlins, prepared cello /open circuits recorded live at Half Round studios, Boston MA USA, March 2006
Keywords: voice; cello; flute; improv; Half Round recordings
Downloads: 182
[audio]SWAMP - Matt Samolis
The place where I live and work was originally a swamp. Long ago, horse drawn wagons brought in soil, & the swamp was filled. Homes, churches, a firehouse and post office were built up on pilings. Today, this neighborhood has been here longer than anyone can remember. The swamp is largely forgotten, even though it has existed much longer. This recording uses many of the local sounds, as well as the sounds of those who tread along this swamp's temporary ground...
Keywords: enviornmental; collage; boston; ambient, Half Round Recordings
Downloads: 78
[audio]Beacon Valves - Matt Samolis
The soothing, haunting sound of a motorized photographic development tray agitator {with full trays attached}. The mechanisms create a lulling rhythm that slowly morphs through time {48 minutes}, while the water gently laps to and fro. I made this recording so that I would not have to lith print endlessly just to enjoy the sound of the tray agitator. Recorded in Somerville MA, USA, for Half Round Records October 2003
Keywords: photography; mechanical; repetitive; drone; machinistic; Half Round recordings; motor; minimalist
Downloads: 82
[audio]My Antonia - 3 French Hens
Trio improvisation inspired by Dogfish Head's craft beer, My Antonia. Performed by the 3 French Hens: Steve Norton, reeds, game calls, & percussion; Matt Samolis, flute; Atom Foam, cassettes. Recorded 1 February 2011 at Half Round Records, Boston MA, USA.
Keywords: Half Round Recordings; improvisation; sax; clarinet; flute; Boston
Downloads: 24
[audio]Improvised Microtonal Duos for Violin & Flute - Matt Samolis & Katt Hernandez
Improvised duos between longtime collaborators Katt Hernandez & Matt Samolis. recorded at Half Round Studios, Boston, Massachusetts , September 2006 http://www.katthernandez.com/
Keywords: Microtonal; improvisational; Flute; Violin; Hernandez; Samolis; duo, Half Round recordings
Downloads: 109
[audio]Twin Flutes - Matt Samolis
This piece is for two flutes and resonant bowl. It is based on accounts of the tests endured by the twin brothers Hunaphu & Xbalanque in the Mayan creation myths collectively known as Popol Vuh. It was recorded in Dec 2006 at Half Round Studios, Boston MA.
Keywords: flute; microtonal; drone; Popol Vuh; Half Round Recordings
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[audio]Improvisations at the Baptistry for Flute & Violin - Katt Hernandez, Matt Samolis
Katt Hernandez (violin) & Matt Samolis (flute) recorded live in the Baptistry at Church of the Advent, Boston MA, USA on April 8, 2010. Two lifelong friends perform spontaneous microtonal improvisations in an acoustically and architecturally magnificent space. The tracks are named in consecutive order. Nothing was edited out, for better or worse (!).
Keywords: microtonal improv violin flute acoustic improvisation Half Round Recordings
Downloads: 155
[audio]Metal & Glass Ensemble's 2009 Winter Solstice Concer
Our annual celebration concert recorded December 21, 2009 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA, USA. with: Peter Warren: bowed metal Heather Townsend: glass Thadd Comstock: metal & glass Randy Winchester: bowed metal Matt Samolis: flute Katt Hernandez: violin Grant Smith: percussion Vic Rawlings: cello David Michael Curry: viola Jane Wang: contrabass Bill Barclay: metal & glass In an evening of acoustic drone based improvisation.
Keywords: Drone; Cymbals; Just Intonation; Half Round Recordings; Samolis; meditative; acoustic; ambient; glass
Downloads: 85
[audio]Metal & Glass Ensemble + Friends Live at the Nave June 15, 2012
Randy Winchester, Thadd Comstock; bowed metal etc/ Heather Townsend, Melanie Hedlund; tuned glass etc.Matt Samolis, flute, Eve Boltax, viola, Glenn Dickson, clarinet, Steve Norton, bass clarinet, Randy Pingrey, trombone. Recorded in concert at Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church.
Keywords: Half Round recordings; microtonal; ambient; drone; chamber; improvisation; clarinet; viola; flute; trombone; glass; cymbal
Downloads: 27
[audio]Weirdstalk too set w/DMC & Matt Samolis, + Peace Loving - Whitehaus Family Record + Half Round Recordings
Excerpt from the Whitehaus Family Record festival "Weird Stalk Too" held at Temple on August 20-21, 2010 in Jamaica Plain MA (USA). Two sets overlapping, the first is duo improvisations between David Michael Curry on viola, cello, voice & musical saw, + Matt Samolis on assembled bowed cymbals & voice. The first set transitions into a graphic score realization by the trio Peace Loving (WFR artists Atom Foam, Kate Lee, Brian Ellis) at around 39 minutes into the recording.
Keywords: Weirdstalk too; drone; ambient; Whitehaus Family Record; Half Round recordings; Samolis; WFR; Peace Loving
Downloads: 39
[audio]2010 Solstice Celebration- Metal & Glass Ensemble live performance
The fourth annual M&G Solstice Concert. Recorded live at Third Life Studios, Somerville on Dec 21st, 2010. Peter Warren: bowed metal Randy Winchester: bowed metal, trombone Thadd Comstock: metal & glass Heather Townsend: glass, singing bowls Matt Samolis: flute, glass David Michael Curry: viola, saw Derek Beckvold: saxophone Randy Pingrey: trombone Valerie Thompson: cello Steve Norton: bass clarinet, milk glass Tony Leva: contrabass Jane Wang: contrabass
Keywords: drone ambient just intonation cymbals; Samolis improvisation; Half Round recordings meditative
Downloads: 70
[audio]motherless child - Michael Punzak, Matt Samolis
Saxophone and flute duo based on "Motherless Child", recorded in an abandoned train tunnel in Clinton, MA USA. on 17 July 2008
Keywords: saxophone flute improv tunnel trains echo resonance reverb Punzak Samolis half round recordings
Downloads: 96
[audio]Moseley by the sea #3 - the Metal & Glass Ensemble
This is a studio piece from the Moseley project using bowed cymbals & rods, tuned wine glasses in just intonation, clarinet, flute, and violin and other resonant objects. The composition is of a highly structured improvisational nature. recorded by Shane Myrbec june 2008 at Church of the Advent, Boston MA. feraturing Glenn Dickson, clarinet, Matt Samolis, flute, and Michael Punzak, violin. Metal & Glass Ensemble members Thadd Comstock, Heather Townsend, Grantley Smith & Peter Warren
Keywords: drone; microtonal; improv; just intonation; glass; clarinet; cymbal; violin; flute; Samolis; Half Round recordings; harmonic; steel cello; bow chime
Downloads: 104
[audio]In Flight From Silence - Matt Samolis, Thadd Comstock
This is a studio piece using bowed cymbals & rods, tuned wine glasses in just intonation, and other resonant objects. Created summer 2007 at Half Round Studios, Boston, MA by Thadd Comstock & Matt Samolis
Keywords: harmonic; cymbal; drone; meditative; steel cello; bow chime; just intonation; glass; Half Round recordings; Matt Samolis; Thadd Comstock
Downloads: 92
[audio]Piece for bowed cymbals & voice - Peter Warren, Matt Samolis
Here's a live recording of the duo 'Bowed Metal Music'{ Peter Warren & Matt Samolis } in concert at Church of the Advent, Boston, made on June 30, 2008. It is an improvisation using a modified bow chime instrument, based on a design by Robert Rutman. Instead of tuned rods, we are using several Zildgian Cymbals connected to the instrument's frame structure, and played with bows. There is also brief vocal chant episode in the middle of the piece.
Keywords: harmonic; cymbal; drone; chant; steel cello; bow chime; Bowed Metal Music; Half Round recordings; Matt Samolis; Peter Warren
Downloads: 194
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